Onsite Orientation Days – November 16, 17 and 18, 2022

The international bachelor programmes of Avans University of Applied Sciences prepare you for excellent career opportunities in a range of professional areas. We are pleased to offer you the unique opportunity to get a taster of our courses, explore our campus and meet lecturers and current students before applying. Our onsite Orientation Days programme helps you find out whether Avans and its study programmes fit you. We are happy to provide you with accommodation and meals free of charge.

What you can expect

•    Detailed information about our bachelor programmes Finance & Control (international), International Business in Breda and ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology and Industrial Engineering & Management.
•    To meet current students and lecturers.
•    To get a taster of our courses and experience our interactive teaching style.
•    An introduction to the city of Breda or ‘s-Hertogenbosch, depending on where your programme of interest is based.
•    The opportunity to explore our campus facilities.         

Join International Business in Breda and/or ‘s-Hertogenbosch

Avans offers bachelor programmes in International Business both in the city of Breda and the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Although the programmes have the same name, they differ in course content.

Please indicate on your registration form whether you wish to explore either or both International Business programmes. Should you decide to try out both programmes, your stay will be extended to include an extra day at the Avans campus in ‘s-Hertogenbosch on Friday November 18. In this case you will travel to ‘s-Hertogenbosch on November 17 to spend the night there. Should you be interested in trying out the International Business programme in ‘s-Hertogenbosch only, your programm starts in the late afternoon of Thursday, November 17 at the Avans campus in ‘s-Hertogenbosch. 


Day 1 - 16 November

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. Arrival and welcome in Breda
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  First day of the programme
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Dinner with students in the city of Breda

Day 2 - 17 November

9:30 a.m.  Check-out and gathering at the hotel
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Second day of the programme
4:00 p.m.  Closing session -Transfer for students who are also interested in International Business (‘s-Hertogenbosch)

Day 3 - 18 November - only for students visiting International Business in ‘s-Hertogenbosch

9:00 a.m. Check-out and gathering at the hotel
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Third day of the programme
4:00 p.m. Closing session

You are invited

If you are a high school student outside of the Netherlands and you are interested in pursuing a full-time four-year bachelor programme at Avans University of Applied Sciences, you are more than welcome to join the Orientation Days. Please make sure you are not required to have a visa to visit the Netherlands as we will not sponsor the visa application for this purpose.   

What Avans offers you

•    A one-night stay in a hotel in Breda and/or 's-Hertogenbosch within walking distance of Avans. Note that you are expected to share a room with a few other participants. 
•    Lunch and dinner on the first day and breakfast and lunch on the second and third day of the programme.
•    A two- or three-day programme during which you will get the full Avans experience.

You can enjoy this offering free of charge on the condition that you take part in the full programme.  

What you will need to arrange

•    Transportation to the Netherlands. You can travel to Avans by car, bus, train or plane. The airports of Eindhoven, Rotterdam-the Hague, Amsterdam and Brussels are within travelling distance of Breda and 's-Hertogenbosch. 
•    Funding for any personal expenses during your stay.


Registration for the Orientation Days in November 2022 is now open. If you want to join, please fill in the registration form. The registration deadline is November 1, 2022. Please note that only a limited number of places are available. These will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so register now to secure your place.   


Watch the video to get an idea of what to expect.  


Please email us at internationaloffice@avans.nl in case of any questions.